1. National

Six plead guilty to EDL plot

Six Islamic extremists have pleaded guilty to plotting a deadly attack on an English Defence League rally.

View all 13 updates ›

Weapons found in car used by EDL attack plotters

A search of a car that was impounded after two members of a conspiracy to attack an EDL rally in West Yorkshire were pulled over, found an arsenal of weapons.

Two shotguns, swords, knives, a nail bomb containing 458 pieces of shrapnel, and a partially assembled pipe bomb were discovered.

Multiple weapons were found in a search of a car. Credit: Police Handout

The nail bomb was an 18-inch (46cm) long rocket which had been stuffed with shrapnel and was to be powered by explosives taken from at least two large fireworks.

A rocket had been stuffed with shrapnel. Credit: Police Handout
Nails and ball bearings Credit: Police Handout

More on this story